OPINION

Mthuli Ncube's '0% political skills' certainly working

While cholera is highly infectious, positivity can be as contagious too as a counter-measure along with medicinally treating the actual disease.Posted Finance minister Mthuli Ncube, who has a positive...

By Conway Nkumbuzo Tutani | Published: 21 September 2018

OPINION

Currency reform answer to economic woes

THE success of the new Government's effort to transform the country's economy, both in the immediate and future term hinges on addressing the currency reform problem. The vision of the Government is t...

By Bongani Ngwenya | Published: 21 September 2018

OPINION

Mthuli Ncube faces tough choices

Professor Mthuli Ncube, the new Finance and Economic Development Minister, is a nice man who would not want to ruffle any feathers. But he must be prepared to be branded an enemy by certain individual...

By Lovemore Chikova | Published: 21 September 2018

OPINION

'Zanu-PF committed to human rights'

JUSTICE minister Ziyambi Ziyambi, who served as President Emmerson Mnangagwa's chief elections agent in the July 30 poll, last week met with NewsDay reporter Blessed Mhlanga for an interview where he ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 September 2018

OPINION

Letter to Nelson 'Mischief' Chamisa

Dear Mr Chamisa First, greetings from the cotton tuft-haired elders in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve. Admittedly, this is the first time that the council of Karitundundu, the ageless vill...

By Villager | Published: 17 September 2018

OPINION

Judges should not run elections

On 11 September 2018, a video circulated on social media showing some opposition politicians in Parliament chanting: "mbavha! mbavha!" as Justice Chigumba entered the Parliament chamber to conduct the...

By Tererai Mafukidze | Published: 14 September 2018

OPINION

Challenges facing Mnangagwa's govt

THE general elections have come and gone, so has the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) process of dealing with the disputed outcome. What is imperative now is how the nation moves forward.The key player...

By Dumisani Nkomo | Published: 14 September 2018

OPINION

Chamisa copies the Kenyan playbook

When Nelson Chamisa this week announced his intention to inaugurate himself as "People's President" of Zimbabwe, he was following in the footsteps of other African opposition leaders — specifically ...

By Simon Allison I M&G | Published: 13 September 2018

OPINION

Chamisa, MDC Alliance's options

THE results of the elections and the outcome of the Constitutional Court did not go in favour of the youthful MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa and his party, but there remains numerous avenues and o...

By Dumisani Nkomo | Published: 13 September 2018

OPINION

Mnangagwa must chart clear agenda to unite nation

Zimbabwe, like many other countries, has gone through different phases in its development, as people seek to chart a path that brings prosperity. Each epoch in the country's history has been character...

By Lovemore Chikova | Published: 13 September 2018

OPINION

Financial illiteracy is our biggest enemy in Zimbabwe

I found a very interesting letter in one of my old books that I last read in 2004. It is a letter that I received from Barclays Bank (Zimbabwe), offering me a Z$1 million overdraft facility. Three yea...

By Hopewell Chin'ono | Published: 12 September 2018

OPINION

Zimbabwe's new Cabinet: A patronage, merit alchemy?

ZIMBABWEAN President Emmerson Mnangagwa, following a disputed narrow victory in July which had to be validated by the Constitutional Court in August, appointed a new Cabinet on Friday, September 7.Thi...

By Washington Katema | Published: 11 September 2018

OPINION

Mugabe has to rejoin Zanu-PF from cell level, says War vets

War veterans recently held a Press conference and chided former President Robert Mugabe after the latter turned his back on President Emmerson Mnangagwa on election eve, saying he would not vote for p...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 September 2018

OPINION

Why the party is always supreme

Political parties are constructed in order to conquer and exercise political power. The political party does the conquering but the Government does the exercising of the power. Therefore, the question...

By Nick Mangwana | Published: 11 September 2018

OPINION

Jonathan Moyo's messy fallout with Grace Mugabe

Media enquiries have drawn my attention to a front-page story in today's (9 September) Standard newspaper in which the former first lady, Mrs Grace Mugabe, is said to have called on her alleged follow...

By Jonathan Moyo | Published: 11 September 2018

OPINION

Cabinet was tight balance between economy, politics

I WATCHED the Cabinet announcement with a colleague from East Africa, who opined that Zimbabweans are too easy to please and that they move on faster than expected.From the dusty campaign trail, the d...

By Tapiwa Gomo | Published: 10 September 2018

OPINION

Chamisa to unveil his alternative cabinet

OPPOSITION MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa says he would soon use the occasion of the party's upcoming 19th anniversary celebrations to be installed as 'People's President' and unveil his alternati...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 September 2018

OPINION

Mthuli Ncube gets whole of Zimbabwe talking

AT last, the long-awaited Cabinet is here. And it's full of shocks and surprises, with heavyweights falling by the wayside and lightweights making it to the much leaner list of President Emmerson Mnan...

By Editorial - newsday | Published: 10 September 2018

OPINION

Chamisa lived up to his word

Leader of the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDC A), Nelson Chamisa, huffed and puffed during his rallies, threatening to make Zimbabwe ungovernable, if the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Ze...

By Prosperity Mzila | Published: 10 September 2018

OPINION

Mnangagwa's power of silence and love

President Mnangagwa suffered much humiliation at the hands of the G40 cabal, led by former First Lady Grace Mugabe with the tacit endorsement of then President, Mr Robert Mugabe. Around 10 months lead...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 September 2018

OPINION

Mnangagwa speaks - 'Yes' to criticism; 'No' to stones on the streets

September is the first month of spring in Zimbabwe. The jacaranda trees that line Harare's avenues will soon flower into a sea of purple. Last November their blossom formed the backdrop to the people ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 September 2018

OPINION

Suggestions to Prof Mthuli Ncube from a keen fellow Economist

I am grateful that the key Ministry of Finance has been judiciously assigned to Prof Mthuli Ncube at a time such as this. I believe the Minister is well on course to transform the country's economic f...

By Prosper Munyedza | Published: 10 September 2018

OPINION

Causes of liquidity crisis and its impact on economy

DURING the past week, the media has been awash with reports of price hikes of goods and some commodities running out on the market.Products ranging from cement to chickens and other basic commodities ...

By Dr Bongani Ngwenya | Published: 09 September 2018

OPINION

Mnangagwa must appoint competent team to steer economic recovery

THE enormity of the task of steering the country's economic revival requires that President Emmerson Mnangagwa appoints the best team at his disposal into Cabinet. The pool of possible Ministers avail...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 September 2018

OPINION

Two vital pillars towards 'fixing' Zimbabwe

THESE are trying times we find ourselves in; the election has come and gone. Peaceful voting was met with excessive use of force by the police and army, which resulted in the regrettable loss of life....

By Stakes Chigs | Published: 06 September 2018
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